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22 J. Psychiatry & L. [i] (1994)

handle is hein.journals/jpsych22 and id is 1 raw text is: SPRING 1994
THE JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY AND LAW
Notes on Contributors

3                Editor's Page
Multiple Personality Disorder and Criminal Responsibility
7                Should a finding that an accused has MPD be sufficient to exoner-
ate him? Pointing to a basic weakness in the theory of MPD patho-
genesis, the author answers with a resounding no.
AUGUST PIPER JR., M.D.
Psycholegal Considerations in Abuse-Motivated Parricides
51               In reviewing the literature involving such parricides, the author
emphasizes the characteristics of abused children and various legal
considerations. He also addresses treatment and research issues.
KURT M. BUMBY, M.A.
Factitious Disorders with Predominantly Psychological Signs and
Symptoms
91               Is FDPS a legitimate diagnostic category? In this study, the authors
attempted the first systematic comparison of FDPS patients versus
suspected malingerers and found very few differences.
RICHARD ROGERS, PH.D.
R. MICHAEL BAGBY, PH.D.
ALEX VINCENT, PH.D.
Resolving Hospital Conflicts: A Study on Therapeutic Jurisprudence
107              The author studied various methods of dispute resolution concern-
ing refusals by psychiatric patients to take medication. The results
raise serious questions, including the therapeutic effects of proce-
dures used to resolve treatment disputes.
JACK SUSMAN, PH.D.

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